Submitted: Dec 10 2012 / 09:05
Can't become a developer by watching videos
I know of a few CEOs of multi-million dollar businesses who would disagree. Kevin Systrom founder of Instagram was a self-taught programmer Gina Trapani of Lifehacker is a self-taught programmer evangelist Hilary Rowland is another micro-celebrity in the entrepreneurial space who taught herself how to code These days, all you need is the drive and passion, and you can make anything happen (including learning how to code on your own)
Shameful to take money from desperate people by telling them they will get a job from watching videos of Hello World applets.
automation can reduce the need for programmers as well, specially with the advent of Scala DSLs
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